*Please note: Considering the rapidly changing situation, I·SPARC made the decision March 12, 2020 to suspend all program activities indefinitely in order to do our part in reducing the potential exposure of COVID-19 to participants and communities, especially our most vulnerable community members. As of March 25, 2020, it has also been confirmed that the Halifax 2020 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) are being postponed to the summer of 2021 (details yet to be announced).
The full NAIG Council and Halifax 2020 NAIG statement on COVID-19 and the decision to postpone the Games to 2021 can be found here: NAIG 2020 Postpones July Games.
Please note I·SPARC will follow-up with new information as it develops including revised plans for Team BC’s preparations going forward once the revisions are determined. We thank you for your patience at this time. Please ensure you add your email to our mailing list to stay up to date and follow us on Facebook @TeamBCNAIG, Instagram @ISPARCTeamBC and Twitter @TeamBCNAIG.
The Team BC selection process is now open for athletes to represent the province in the sport of rifle shooting at the 2020 North American Indigenous Games.
Athletes who are selected will compete at the Games, which will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia from July 12 to 19, 2020.
The NAIG rifle shooting competition consists of both male and female divisions in the following categories:
NAIG Rifle Shooting Age Categories
16U = 2004 & later
19U = 2001 & later
Athletes (born 2001 to 2007) who are interested in Team BC NAIG 2020 must complete the formal Athlete Expression of Interest application by: 4 pm on March 30.
CAMP SUSPENDED INDEFINITELY
A provincial development camp opportunity takes place on March 28 and 29 in Abbotsford, BC (Abbotsford Fish & Game Club, located at 4249 Lakefront Road). The camp is $30 (snacks and lunch included) and deadline for registration is March 22, 2020.
Male and female Indigenous youth (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) ages 11 through 18 are invited to participate. Please note this is NOT a Team BC selection event for NAIG, however, this event does provide opportunity for athletes to better prepare for the Team BC selection process for NAIG.
Scorecards at the Rifle Camp are eligible to be used as part of the Team BC application.
For more information and to register visit:
For more information contact Alissa Assu, Provincial Coordinator, Performance Sport, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 250.940.4913.